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10/26/2013 12:21 pm ET

Thug Notes Gets Puritanical With 'The Scarlet Letter' And Hawthorne (VIDEO)

There's simply no denying it: Thug Notes is the absolute best "spoonful of sugar" to help the literature go down you can watch online.

In this latest episode with Sparky Sweets, PhD, we get to explore Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic "The Scarlet Letter," and delve into that truly enlightened era and place that was 17th century Salem. Wait a sec', scratch that last part, because just about everything happening in this novel was absolutely whack with its holier-than-thou, totally misogynistic and absolutely oppressive culture of intolerance.

Learn the ins and outs of this literary classic in ways you never would have imagined or connected with before when you take in their latest critical analysis above.

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